The 42-year-old reckons the phrase implies that he’s ‘defiant’ about his sexuality, when really, that’s simply his sexuality.
The Irish star informed British GQ: ‘You’re by no means described as overtly homosexual at a celebration – “This is my openly gay friend Darren”, “She’s openly Irish”.
‘It implies a defiance I don’t really feel.’
Scott, whose Hot Priest had a romantic relationship with Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Fleabag in sequence two of the hit present, additionally defined that being homosexual didn’t imply he couldn’t painting a heterosexual romance on display screen.
He stated: ‘Sexuality isn’t one thing you possibly can domesticate, significantly.
‘It isn’t a expertise… You consider the connection, that’s my job.’
Andrew has acquired crucial approval for his theatre work, together with 2017’s Hamlet, and his TV work – particularly his flip as Jim Moriarty in BBC’s Sherlock.
However, his function as the Hot Priest (really simply credited as The Priest) in sequence two of Fleabag introduced him an entire new fanbase – most of whom have a large crush.
Andrew – who was pictured doling out gin tinnies to individuals ready to see Fleabag at Wyndham’s Theatre over the weekend – doesn’t perceive why everyone seems to be thirsting over his character, although.
The Black Mirror star informed Time Out: ‘It’s flattering to a sure diploma.
‘That’s develop into the story, however the viewers isn’t required to search out the priest sizzling; they’re required to consider that Fleabag finds the priest sizzling.
‘If any individual tells you, “I want you to look at this person through the female gaze and I’m going to tell you they’re sexy,” you’re going to go, “Oh, maybe this guy’s sexy.” It’s extraordinary. We’re simply huge youngsters who’re very simply manipulated.’
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